Editor's Note: The First Family's 2010 tax return was released today and we've pulled out some of the more interesting numbers in a graphic for you. Here's the snapshot: the Obamas reported an adjusted gross income of $1,728,096, about…

Name: Paul Menzel Question: I understand that it is more profitable for hi-tech companies to have their devices manufactured overseas (primarily Asia) than to manufacture them domestically. Could these companies manufacture their products in the U.S. and still make a…

Updated March 25, 2011 at 1:33 p.m. with a fixed link to the Slate interactive. Income inequality has changed over time: today the richest 1 percent of Americans hold about 24 percent of U.S. wealth. But almost a century ago…

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Updated March 25, 2011 at 1:33 p.m. with a fixed link to the Slate interactive. Income inequality has changed over time: today the richest one percent of Americans hold about 24 percent of U.S. wealth. But almost a century ago…

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Live Chat: Economic Inequality

EDITOR’S NOTE: Join us live right here on Thursday, March 17 at 3p.m. ET for a chat between Paul Solman, Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation and Derek Thompson of The Atlantic. The discussion will be…

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